Tickets must be purchased in advance, as tours typically sell out ahead of time. To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book in advance.
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
Yes, Pilgrim Food Tours gift certificates are available for all tours and make a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, or any other occasion. To purchase or learn more about our gift certificates, please visit our Gift Certificates page.
Yes, Pilgrim Food Tours Private Group Tours are available. To inquire about a private tour, please visit our Private Group Tours page and submit a Private Group Tour Request Form. A member of Pilgrim Food Tours staff will respond within 24 hours.
Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15-20%.
All tours start at Town Pier in downtown Plymouth. The exact location and directions will be provided after purchasing your ticket(s).
Yes, there are several public parking lots located near the meeting point of the tour. Specific parking details, including location, pricing, and hours, will be provide after purchasing your ticket(s).
Absolutely not! Pilgrim Food Tours combines architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture, and culinary insights into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Plymouth, eating our local artisans' most delicious foods while learning about the town from real locals.
You will enjoy a variety of food provided by local restaurants and specialty shops.
At this time, we cannot provide food substitutions. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies; however, the nature of the businesses we visit will dictate how accommodating we can be. Please be sure to let us know if you or anyone in your group has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Pilgrim Food Tours serve enough food that, for most participants, lunch afterwards is not necessary. With the combination of drink and food tastings, along with breaks for architectural, cultural, and historical insight, most participants are comfortably full after our food tours. Please understand that our food tours are not intended to replace breakfast and lunch combined, so please consider eating breakfast before the tour.
A drink tasting is included in the tour. In addition, we supply everyone with a bottle of water at the start of the tour. Water is the perfect beverage to cleanse the palate and stay hydrated throughout the tour.
Tours generally last about 3 hours and cover approximately 1.5 miles of non-continuous walking. Participants can expect to be standing or walking for the majority of the time. Streets are mostly flat with a couple of moderate hills. We walk at a casual pace and provide at least two sit-down locations on all of our tours to ensure that everyone is comfortable.
Please dress in clothing that is casual, comfortable, and appropriate for the seasonal weather in New England.
The tours are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes of if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise you to check the weather conditions for your day's event and dress appropriately.
Our food tours have been developed for food and history lovers. Although some children are very excited about the tour, others have a limited attention span and may not fully appreciate the experience. Parents, who know their children best, should assess the situation individually. When making your decision, please keep in mind that the tours run approximately 3 hours in length and include a lot of standing and walking.
If you are bringing and infant or very young child and he/she will not be participating in the tastings, you do not need to purchase a ticket for him/her. However, please do let us know if you will be attending with an infant or very young child when you purchase tickets by including this information in the Notes section.
Absolutely! Many of our guests live in or around the Plymouth area. After the tour, you will have a better understanding of all the wonderful food and dining opportunities in downtown Plymouth. It's also a terrific afternoon to bring your out of town guests.
No, our tours do not finish at the same location as the meeting point. However, detailed instructions are provided after ticket purchase with the starting and ending point locations, and all participants receive a map with return directions included at the beginning of the tour. The end point is about 1/4 mile from the start.
Most of our tasting locations have ramps for accessibility, but a couple of stairs may be necessary in some cases. Participants should also be aware that Downtown Plymouth is hilly in some places.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.
Yes, cameras are allowed during the tour. We strongly encourage participants to take photos during the tour. We do ask for your discretion when shooting inside a restaurant with patrons.
When: Fri-Sun, starting at 11:30 AM
Duration: 3 hours
Length: 1.25 miles of easy walking
How Much: $48 per person
What's Included: All food tastings
Where: Town Pier (exact location provided with ticket purchase)